Dr. Elizabeth Baum is the Medical Director at Bethany Medical Center, a skilled rehab, long-term care, and assisted living facility. She is a Geriatric Consultant at Aultman Hospital where she also serves as Clinical Faculty for the Family Practice and Internal Medicine Residency Programs. Dr. Baum is an [...]
By Jenny Reyes, DO Chief Resident, Aventura Emergency Medicine Residency Aventura Hospital & Medical Center Only 10% of physicians recognize the signs of human trafficking. Only 3% of emergency physicians receive training in identifying victims of human trafficking. 83% of victims of human trafficking seek medical treatment. Knowledge [...]
by By Karen Ursic, MA The parents of children with special needs can be a wealth of information and valuable perspective. Learn from those with boots-on-the-ground experience in order to provide the best possible care. What are your thoughts? I am a mother of three children, two [...]
by By Rena Sorensen, PhD and Laura Srivorakiat, PsyD Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder experience significant challenges when entering the emergency department. It is critical to be prepared and informed in order to proved these patients and their caregivers with quality care. Share with us your experience, perspective, [...]
Check your mailbox! The summer issue of The Pulse should be arriving any day. This issue explores vulnerable populations—from victims of human trafficking, to geriatric care, to children with special needs. We hear from a variety of experts, explore a patient's perspective, speak with a formerly homeless person, and [...]
Is there anything better than Chicago in the summertime?! Join ACOEP in our hometown this June 17th-21st at the new Aloft hotel located in the heart of downtown, for five days of course prep and learning with top-notch physicians. We sat down with the course’s chair, Brian Acunto, DO, [...]
The opioid epidemic has infected every community in America and every emergency department has seen its effects. While medical professionals may often see the tragic consequences of this addiction, they are not immune to addiction. In his recent article in The Pulse, Stephen Kavalkovich opens up about his own struggles [...]
A favorite feature of every issue of The Pulse is the “What Would You Do?” section, presented by Bernie Heilicser, DO. Dr. Heilicser presents interesting, complex, and often morally ambiguous issues that face emergency care providers. In the July issue of The Pulse, Dr. Heilicser presents the following issue presented [...]
ACOEP is now accepting submissions for the April issue of The Pulse. If you have an idea for an article, a study, or a story, please contact Erin Sernoffsky!
The winter issue of The Fast Track is now available online!